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Henrico, VA
Students enrolled: 1,465

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2910 Parham Rd
Henrico, VA 23294

(804) 527-4600
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Develops respect: Agree
August 24, 2015
Diversity makes us all united as one Tucker Tiger Nation. Constant bullying sessions help students learn what to do and what not to do. Many activities facilitates respect into the school environment.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree
August 24, 2015
Long study sessions before and after school are always useful. Teachers and faculty are always out there to help their students whenever they can.

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Develops honesty: Agree
August 24, 2015
Teachers often give the harsh reality of the loss of integrity, giving examples of why cheating is really just cheating oneself in life. This can push students to do better.

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August 24, 2015
Best four years of my life! Tucker being a high school with three specialty centers (Advance College Academy, IB, and World Languages/Immersion), the people in and out of all classes are usually very accepting and fun to be with! Teachers work to their best abilities to make sure all students understand their courses and they are very passionate in what they teach. Even though the school "looks" rundown and old, it's actually more beautiful than what meets the eye. I LOVE the art walls and the campus life-style. Words cannot describe my fondness for this school. I graduated with many memories and life skills.

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October 27, 2013
this school is the best. i love it because there is no bullies and there is not alot of fights. our officers does every thing to keep it safe. it has some nice teacher. and i really feel safe in it.

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October 24, 2013
JR Tucker High School is extremely diverse. We all are from across the world. Though there are many different nations and languages at the school, we all are united by our passion for being apart of the Tiger Nation.

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August 06, 2013
Tucker is amazing! The diversity just makes the school so much more fun! And the fries are love!

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March 10, 2013
Tucker is a good place to be. We learn about real world situations and learn from our differences. There is 'unity in diversity' and we have to work on it continuously.

- submitted by a student

December 15, 2011
I am Parent of student who is aspirant of getting addmission in this wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent

August 23, 2011
I am a parent of a rising Junior. The school is fantastic because it is made up of spirited young people plus administrators, counselors, teachers and coaches that care about our future. Tucker is a school to be proud of!!!

- submitted by a parent

August 21, 2011
I'm a current student here. I love it so much I am going into my Sophmore year of highschool. Freshman Year i met a lot of teachers through sports and clubs. They all made me feel so welcomed. There's one particular teacher that always makes me feel better when i am saddened or having rough time. He got me into school activities and made freshman year a breeze for me. He's always gonna be there for his kids he's absolutely one of the best teachers on campus. Mr.John Amoroso is the guy! He would always put his kids before him especially when a kid didnt have money for lunch or wasn't feeling good he would try his best to be there for them. I wouldnt wanna go to another high school i fit in here best with all the diversity and cultures that Tucker has to give. i love it so much. I say we really do have the most school spirit in the county! Go tigers!(:

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May 23, 2010
Tucker is an amazing school. I am currently an honor/AP students and in love witht tucker. The teachers are wonderful. Most of them actually care about their students.

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May 11, 2010
I went to Tucker my freshman year and I found it to be a great school. The teachers actually care about the students and the students are very accepting of eachother. I loved it there.

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May 17, 2009
Tucker is an excellent school most people think it's a bad school but It really isn't. You can wear whatever you want and nobody makes fun of you or teases you and nobody cares. It's a wonderful place to be.

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May 17, 2009
Currently I am a senior at Tucker High School and will truly miss this school when I leave for college. The past four years have been great and everyone has helped each other to grow and develop. My favorite teachers are at Tucker and so are the people I have met. Fights are everywhere and I believe that Tucker students are especially accepting of all people no matter how they are dressed or where they come from. Many do not believe students are smart or driven, but I believe Tucker students are especially driven because of this stereotype. I think it is wrong that people judge Tucker by its appearance or the small population of students that cause trouble (that can be found at any school). My experience could not have been greater at any other school

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May 12, 2009
The faculty at Tucker really cares about the students. Most teachers are more like mentors to the students. The administration works hard to address even the smallest problems head-on, and the vast majority of students are driven and are actively involved in honors and AP classes, not to mention our Foreign Lanuage Immersion Program. I wouldn't want to teach at any other school in the county. I love it here!

- submitted by a teacher

April 20, 2009
I went to tucker for 2.5 years. In this time, I found it to be over crowded, unsafe, and an overall bad learning invironment. There were few decent teachers and even fewer good teachers. There were consistant fights, and constant problems that were eithor ignored or not dealt with properly by the administration.

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no rating
December 16, 2008
Although Tucker has had it's downs (fights, etc.) it's a great school! Everyone is welcoming and nice. I feel very lucky to go to a great school like Tucker!

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February 19, 2008
I am a Current Freshmen at Tucker and I was Scared to come to this school at first. All The Stories and other things that I've heard, about how horrible the teachers and blah blah blah. In My first week Tucker was great, Basically everyone gets along. There isn't a Majority Group there. It's all even and Diverse. Tucker has the most school spirit i have seen from any other school. Although some of our sports aren't the best, we all show up no matter home or away. Tucker Truly is The Henrico's Native Schhol.

- submitted by a student

November 10, 2007
If your child is a Henrico County native, by all means, send him/her to Tucker. But if you are transferring a student, think again. I just transferred to Tucker at the beginning of the 2007-2008 school year, and it is a miserable year. I entered school optimistic and excited, but the students are snobby and rude. I've never met such an unwelcoming group of students. I am the most talkative, outgoing, easy-to-get-along-with person there ever was, and I have always made friends easily. But it is impossible at Tucker. Most of the academics are better, but in my AP English class, I feel way less than challenged. The organization of the school is chaos, and the open campus is problematic with bad weather. Please, think twice before you send your children here. My parents want to transfer me to Deep Run...and I don't believe Tucker's rumors about Deep Run at all.

- submitted by a student

January 18, 2007
I am a big fan of Tucker High. Tucker is welcoming and accepting of every culture. Students here get an outstanding education and the teachers are some of the most passionate and personable people I've ever had the priviledge to meet. We, the students, strive and compete for excellence without cutting each others throats in the process.

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September 15, 2006
I am a 2003 graduate and i truly enjoyed my experience at tucker. I found so many different places to find my 'niche' and so many clubs that i truly felt i had a full 4 years. I truly miss this school. Although, during the rain, the awnings tend to leak, overall, the campus is beautiful. The only down side is that you can tell which clique you belong to depending on where you lived. I enjoyed various groups of friends from different backgrounds and ethnicities. The great thing about this school is that the teachers actually care! they work hard to help students in difficult situations and those who need tutoring. At tucker, most students find friends for life. I know i certainly met a great group of friends. I cannot wait until my 10 year class reunion! im looking foward to seeing my classmates again!

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August 17, 2005
I am a recent graduate of Tucker HS and I feel this is by far the greatest school I could have gone to. The one thing that I feel makes this school as good as it is are the students themselves. The school has a balanced diversity and students are not forced into 'clicks'. I have discovered over the four years I attended Tucker that the vast majority of Teachers have an earnest desire to pass something on through their students.I would say that the leadership of the school is exemplarary, and even though the entire school population isn't packed with angels, your child can rest assured that the school administrators will go over and above to keep the school safe, keep it educational, and do it in a caring, innovative, and professional way.

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January 10, 2005
As a J.R.T. alumni, I truly believe that Tucker has countless opportunities to offer in every area of importance in favor of students and their families. Without a doubt, Tucker has established itself to be well-known for diversity and acceptance. I feel the students and faculty work together to make Tucker an enjoyable place. I loved every minute of my high school experience and I attribute my appreciation of high school to the incredible faculty and staff, as well as my uncomparable graduating class. Like in all things, high school is simply another step of like in which you get out what you put in. Tucker is a wonderful high school!

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November 06, 2004
I would tend to disagree with the assertation of the parent mentioned above. I believe that the school choir director's personality is an extremely motivating force in the choir classroom. Before you make judgements regarding her ability to motivate students I would ask for you to give her job a try. When you have over 40 students in a room, most of which are there merely for the easy grade and could care less about music, the amount of effort it takes to get them to do anything at the same time is extreme. I've seen those classrooms and I have seen the hard work the director puts into getting those students to love music. Her effort calls for encouragement rather than condemnation and perhaps if you were put yourself in her shoes you would be singing a different tune.

- submitted by a student

August 22, 2004
Chorus program is good but not enough students participate due to the chorus teachers personality and favoritism. I heard many complaints from parents my daughters first year at the school but I do feel the teacher strives to make them give their all and her efforts do pay off for the kids. They give their best and work very hard and make us all proud when we see their concerts.

- submitted by a parent

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Tucker High School
2910 Parham Rd, Henrico, VA  23294
(804) 527-4600
Last modified Tucker High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tucker High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top